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New 20mph zones

MORE 20MPH zones have gone 'live' across Sunderland

Leaders urge caution as delta variant is spreading rapidly

Throughout this pandemic the people of this region have responded collectively and effectively at every stage, but we really need everyone to continue to pull together to help drive down the worrying rise we are seeing in coronavirus cases.

How you can help your family stay safe near open water this summer

Sunderland families are being urged to make sure their children know how to stay safe and enjoy the water this summer.

Sunderland schools serve up award-winning meals

Sunderland City Council has been recognised for the high quality of its school meals, with a 'Food for Life Served Here' Bronze Award.

Residents encouraged to take up both doses of the vaccine

Sunderland residents are being encouraged to take up both doses of the vaccine and continue working from home if they can, following the Government's decision to delay further lifting restrictions for now.

Four smokers fined for littering

Smokers who dropped cigarette ends in Sunderland city centre have been fined as the council cracks down on littering.

New alliance will build on outstanding contribution of the voluntary and community sector during the pandemic

A new alliance is being launched in Sunderland in a bid to build on the outstanding contribution made by the city's voluntary and community sector in supporting communities during the pandemic.

Leaders call for patience while backing roadmap delay

The government's decision to delay the further lifting of restrictions is one we support given the concerning rise in case numbers due to the spread of the delta variant.

Residents urged to stay safe after infections almost triple in a week

People in Sunderland are being urged to stay safe after cases of Covid infections almost tripled in a week.

Parkrun events return to North East

"Following discussions with organisers and thorough reviews of risk assessments, we're pleased to be able to support the return of Parkrun events to the region.

New scheme to support Sunderland's private landlords

Sunderland City Council is helping connect residents to landlords with good quality homes for rent with a free service launching this month.

Calling all budding inventors - BIPC arrives in Sunderland

Sunderland Libraries Services is helping to give the city's businesses a boost by providing access to the Business and Intellectual Property Centre (BIPC).

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